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Smart Investment Tool

Calculator

This tool calculates metrics for investment analysis documented in NIST Advanced manufacturing Series 200-5. It calculates net present value, internal rate of return, and payback period along with executing sensitivity analysis using Monte Carlo techniques. The tool helps to identify the most economical projects/investments. For instance, it could be used to identify the most economical heating and cooling system or it might be used to rank a set of potential investments. 

Version 1.0.1 corrects an error in the Monte Carlo analysis function.

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Created June 17, 2020, Updated June 16, 2021